Patrolman William Deans

Patrolman William Deans

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, June 24, 1922

William Deans

Patrolman Deans suffered a fatal heart attack after being kicked in the groin. Patrolman Deans was arresting the man for obstructing traffic when the assault took place. He was able to handcuff the man before collapsing. Patrolman Deans was taken to Flushing Hospital where he died a short time later.

Patrolman Deans was assigned to the Flushing Police Station (modern day 114th Precinct).


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 24, 2015

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